|LOGO History and Programming - Peter Neubauer|
The LOGO programming language, best known for "turtle graphics," was popular on the Apple II, especially in classrooms. LOGO is more than a child's game. It's a sophisticated programming language and a serious educational tool for teaching mathematics backed by decades of research on learning theory. Join Peter Neubauer as he discusses the history of LOGO and for a tutorial introduction to the language...
Keywords: KansasFest 2011; Peter Neubauer; Apple II; LOGO; programming
|Turtle Robots - Peter Neubauer|
The growth of the personal computer made computer-controlled robots popular and accessible to hobbyists. "Turtles" are a style of small, mobile robot resembling cybernetic animals. Join Peter Neubauer at KansasFest 2011 for a photo tour and comparison of several turtle robots contemporary with the Apple II.
Keywords: turtles; robots; Peter Neubauer; Apple II; KFest; KansasFest; 2011
|Magic with Macrosoft - Peter Neubauer|
"Once upon a time, only advanced programmers could achieve machine language speed." Learn how to use Macrosoft, a programming language from the same folks who brought us Nibble Magazine, to write Applesoft-like programs that achieve machine language speed, in this introduction to obtaining, using, and setting up Macrosoft and the companion Assembler. We'll write a small Macrosoft program during the presentation to help you get started writing your own programs...
Keywords: KansasFest; KFest; 2010; Peter Neubauer; Apple; Apple II; assembler; assembly; Nibble; Macrosoft